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2008 Men's Olympic Basketball - Final Standings

Gold - USASilver - SpainBronze - Argentina4th - Lithuania5th - Greece6th - Croatia7th - Australia8th - China9th - Russia10th - Germany11th - Iran12th - Angola

2008 Men's Olympic Basketball: Spain vs. USA

This one deserves a brief preview. Tournament Play So FarBoth squads defeated Greece by comfortable margins and beat host China as well, albeit in entirely different ways. Team USA withstood a...

2008 Olympic Basketball: Men's Preliminary Standings

Group ALithuania: 3-0Argentina: 2-1Croatia: 2-1Russia: 1-2Australia: 1-2Iran: 0-3Group BUSA: 3-0Spain: 3-0Germany: 1-2Greece: 1-2China: 1-2Angola: 0-3The US leads all teams, and it's not close, in...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day Three: Inside the Box Score

Spain/Germany: Unlike the US the Spanish have messed around with their starting 5 to so far. This was evident in their opener when Marc Gasol got the nod over his older brother and yesterday when...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day Two: Inside the Box Score

For an explanation of the "Inside the Box Score" posts go here.  Lithuania/Iran: I watched the majority of this one and was struck by 2 things: 1. It reminded me of USA/China in the sense that the...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day One: Inside the Box Score

When the NBA is in session Kelly Dwyer runs a excellent series of posts called "Behind the box score". To be honest I'm not sure how he watches that much basketball. Well in a somewhat new...

Is NBC Taunting Me?

In the end I decided to get some sleep and watch the Spain/Greece game this morning. I thought this was a possibility due to NBC's "rewind" option - see Russia/Iran and Germany/Angola....

Germany vs. Angola Live

After heading out for a bit and missing Russis vs. Iran (box score here - Khryapa played) I've settled down for some Germany vs. Angola. And here's 5 reasons you should watch: 5. The crowd is...

2008 Men's Olympic Basketball Preview: Angola

Fellow SB Nation blog At The Hive recently posted an in depth profile of Angola. It marked our 8th preview, in as many days, in the build up to the Beijing Olympics. Check out previous posts in the...

2008 Olympic Basketball: Rosters Please

12 teams. 12 players each. Easy right? Wrong. Over the last several days I've been working on previews for each team headed to Beijing. However, I've struggled to figure out what players will...

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